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St. Matthew Sterling Oval Medal - 1 1/16in. X 5/8in.

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Matthew Sterling Oval Medal

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This sterling silver 1 1/16in. X 5/8in. oval St. Matthew Medal, inscribed with the words, "Pray for us", comes with a 24in. endless rhodium-plated chain and is packaged in a lovely maroon gift box.  He is the patron saint of accountants, bankers, bookkeepers, stockbrokers and tax collectors.

This item comes with a lifetime guarantee. If the medal breaks or cannot be polished just send it back for repair or replacement. This guarantee takes precedence over our standard return policy.



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1 1/16"  (2.69 cm) x 0 5/8"  (1.58 cm)
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St. Matthew

Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 09/21


Patron Of: Accounts, Bankers, Bookkeepers, Stockbrokers, Tax Collectors

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Son of Alphaeus, he lived at Capenaum on Lake Genesareth. He was a Roman tax collector, a position equated with collaboration with the enemy by those from whom he collected taxes. Jesus' contemporaries were surprised to see the Christ with a traitor, but Jesus explained that he had come "not to call the just, but sinners."

Matthew's Gospel is given pride of place in the canon of the New Testament, and was written to convince Jewish readers that their anticipated Messiah had come in the person of Jesus. He preached among the Jews for 15 years; his audiences may have included the Jewish enclave in Ethiopia, and places in the East.



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